Pandemic put states' digital modernization efforts in the spotlight

by • 3 months ago

CIOs' aspirations to improve government services and automate workflows are suddenly being tested by a global health crisis few were prepared to face.

'Not business as usual' for government's tech workers

by • 3 months ago

State and local technology officials say they're being confronted with new tasks, like preparing what could soon become extra intensive care medical facilities.

Connecticut picks financial sector IT security veteran as CISO

by • 3 months ago

Jeff Brown, who's led IT security divisions at companies like Citigroup and Goldman Sachs, will now lead cybersecurity operations across Connecticut state government.

Connecticut governor says new bill would enable more digital services

by • 4 months ago

The state's purchasing, digital identity management and citizen services are primed for the greatest improvements under Gov. Ned Lamont's proposal.

Connecticut launches ‘problem-based’ procurement for digital government

by • 8 months ago

State CIO Mark Raymond said the new process should yield more creative solutions, more quickly.

Connecticut plans 5G connections on commuter line to NYC

by • 8 months ago

Gov. Ned Lamont announced the purchase of new rail cars with antennas capable of amplifying 4G and 5G wireless signals passengers use during their commutes.

Connecticut's first chief data officer steps down

by • 10 months ago

Tyler Kleykamp helped forge statewide legislation and policy that supports initiatives ranging from opioid-addiction recovery to the magnet school lottery.

Connecticut Gov. Lamont announces interagency data management system

by • 1 year ago

Lamont announced his plan for a performance management system that would align agency data policies to reduce redundancy and modernize services as he pursues an "all-digital government."

Report: Municipal broadband environment has gotten 'significantly worse'

by • 1 year ago

The number of municipally run networks has risen, but state lawmakers are also throwing up more roadblocks, according to a new report from BroadbandNow.